India II - Dakotah Forell World Civ INDIA II 11400BC India...

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Dakotah Forell World Civ INDIA II 11400BC India gave us: -Ginger -Cinnamon -Pepper corns -Spices -POT Gandhi- gave India its independence Recap 1. Harappa civilization a. Along Indus river b. Based on agriculture c. Planned cities 2. Arrival of Aryans (Indo-Europeans) (1500-500BC) a. Bronze b. Horse c. Rice d. Social structure i. Caste system e. Religious concepts 3. New Religions a. Janism b. Buddhism c. Hinduism 4. Mauryan Empire a. 322-185BC b. Chandragupta c. Ashoka d. COLLAPSE (don’t know why) Age of small Indian State (185BC-320 AD) -India lost political unity -Foreign invaders entered and settled in the Indus Valley: Shaka/West satraps Kushans: Kushan Empire BOTH later conquered by the Gupta Empire
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Kushan Empire -most influential among the kingdoms of the time -extensively involved in trade with the Romans (profitable) -pepper -silk trade -ivory -pearls Gupta Empire (320-480AD) -Started around the Ganges Valley (eastern India) -Expanded into the Indus Valley (Western India) -Founder: Chandragupta I (homonym to the founder of the Mauryan Empire)
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